The Design Committee plays a key role in shaping the physical image of downtown Maryville by creating an attractive place to shoppers, investors, business owners, and visitors. To succeed in this mission our committee must adopt a specific approach and an ambitious agenda for physical improvements to build- ings, businesses and public improvements by:
- Providing design education and technical
- Developing financial assistance and
- Planning public
- Providing design regulations and
Downtown Maryville Design Projects
Butterfly Pocket Park – 2019 – A collaborative project between Maryville Downtown Association, City of Maryville, Substance Solutions, Tennessee Marble, and Drees Plant Wholesalers to develop a butterfly pocket park in the grassy knoll between the walkway connecting the West Harper Avenue Garage to the sideway and 133 W. Broadway Avenue. The plan incorporated recycled bricks and local marble alongside planters, seating and murals to create an attractive gathering space for downtown visitors.
Horn’s Baskets on Broadway (In Progress) — The goal of this beautification project is to provide an attractive array of colors throughout downtown by integrate seasonal flowers within hanging baskets on the lamp posts along Broadway Ave. from West Lamar Alexander to Washington St. Each baskets will be repotted and installed at the beginning of spring and taken down to be stored when holiday decorations go up for the winter.
The Maryville Downtown Association is currently looking for sponsors for each basket or set of baskets. If you are interested in becoming a supporter please fill out the form below for more information on how you can help this project come to life.
Adopt-a-Spot (In Progress) —This is newly proposed beautification project, in partnership with Keep Blount Beautiful, that will focus on revitalizing unmainted public medians and bordering sidewalk space by planting selected flowers and installing landscaping.